Donate

When you make a contribution to 826michigan, you’re directly improving the lives of local school-aged students. Our programs help students succeed in school and in life. Donors make that possible.

Are you considering making a gift to 826michigan? We’ll make the whole process easy on you.

Whether you’d like to contribute one lump sum, distribute your gift into monthly installments, or give annually on your birthday, we’ll take care of the legwork. And whether it’s $10 or $10,000, every cent will be deeply appreciated and used judiciously. 826michigan’s Federal Tax ID is 20-1963960. Here are your options:

Donate online via credit card or PayPal.

Mail a check or money order to:
Amanda Uhle, executive director
826michigan
115 E. Liberty St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Drop off your gift at Liberty Street Robot Supply & Repair between 10am and 8pm weekdays or Saturdays between 12 and 8pm.

How will your donation impact 826michigan and our students? Here are a few examples:

$50
Pays for the bare bones supplies for one week at 826michigan: pens and pencils, lots of copier paper, markers, erasers, and staples.

$100
Covers one afternoon of hands-on homework help for dozens of students in 826michigan’s popular after-school tutoring program.

$500
Funds a two-hour workshop session on anything from writing comic books to college-entrance essays. Class sizes are small and each student receives individual attention on their work.

$1,000
Allows an entire second grade class to experience our signature Storytelling & Bookmaking field trip. Here students are given a unique learning experience that is both rigorous and fun, collectively writing a story and experiencing the elements of storytelling first hand. Each student returns to school with their very own unique book.

$2,500
Covers the cost of one summer partnership in which 826michigan interns develop and teach original creative writing curriculum to students in need through summer camps and other programs.

$10,000
Funds our annual signature book project in an under-resourced public school, including everything from training the volunteers to enter the classrooms to copyediting, designing, and printing a hardcover book of the students’ original writing, released to the public at the end of the school year.

If you have any questions about your donation, please email Amanda Uhle at amanda@826michigan.org. Donations are typically acknowledged within about two weeks and are not anonymous unless the donor specifies as such.

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115 East Liberty Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
(734) 761-3463